As part of the Centenary celebrations, Diocesan Archivist Fr Stewart Foster has arranged a series of lectures on different eras within the history of the diocese, to take place on successive Wednesdays in June.
The first, on Wednesday 7 June, given by Fr Stewart himself, will focus on ‘The Foundation and Early Years of the Diocese, 1917-1951 (Bishops Ward & Doubleday)’.
On Wednesday 14 June, Canon Brian O’Shea, Parish Priest of Grays, will talk on: ‘The Development of the Diocese, 1951-1979 (Bishops Beck, Wall and Casey).’
On Wednesday 21 June: Father Martin Boland, Dean of Brentwood Cathedral, will focus on: ‘The Diocese Today: A Reflection.’
On Wednesday 28 June, Dr Paul Doherty, Headteacher, Trinity Catholic High School, Woodford Green, will talk on: ‘The Patron Saints of the Diocese of Brentwood (SS. Cedd, Erconwald & Edmund of Canterbury).’
The lectures will be held in the Cathedral Parish Hall at 7.30pm. Bookstall available. All welcome.
Further details: www.dioceseofbrentwood.net/diocese/centenary